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      12-30-2012, 05:38 PM   #1
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Racing Legends

Shown on BBC the other night with Jackie Stewart and TV chef James Martin who is taught to drive round Thruxton circuit in a white 1M. Can be seen on BBCi-player and also on this
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/bigscre...isode/b01pw9c4

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      12-30-2012, 08:31 PM   #2
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Its not viewable outside the UK.
Guess its torrent time.
Long live freedom of information!
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      12-31-2012, 02:22 AM   #3
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      12-31-2012, 04:58 AM   #4
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Cheers Jezzer. Great watch. Very much enjoyed that.

To think most of that happened before I was even born.
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      12-31-2012, 07:32 AM   #5
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Great documentary. I think I've seen that 1m number plate before!
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      12-31-2012, 09:16 AM   #6
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Great documentary. I think I've seen that 1m number plate before!
Yup, it was on a VO 1M (BMW GB Press car?) used in the UK promo video. The one I talked about which looked like it was filmed in Wales or Scotland.

Can't find original BMW UK vid, but here it is on You Tube



Seem to remember on Pistonheads that the owner might have sold it or one similar to BMW

http://www.pistonheads.com/Gassing/t...465.22939&nmt=

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      12-31-2012, 10:06 AM   #7
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Interesting documentary. I recall Scheckter winning in his Ferrari in '79. Time flies but so did they. Clark, Stewart, Rindt, Donahue, Andretti, Fittipaldi, Reutemann, Lauda, Villeneuve, Piquet, Mansell, Senna etc...they all had some very big balls.

Thanks for sharing!

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Great programme,love the plate on the 1M,what a build up and amazing to be driving the old F1 car around Monza in the end
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      12-31-2012, 03:18 PM   #9
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Thank you for posting the link!
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Great programme,love the plate on the 1M,what a build up and amazing to be driving the old F1 car around Monza in the end
Plate belongs to BMW UK, I used to own M60 UPE on my Z3M coupe, wished I hadn't sold it.
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      01-01-2013, 01:36 PM   #11
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Yup, it was on a VO 1M (BMW GB Press car?) used in the UK promo video. The one I talked about which looked like it was filmed in Wales or Scotland.

Can't find original BMW UK vid, but here it is on You Tube



Seem to remember on Pistonheads that the owner might have sold it or one similar to BMW

http://www.pistonheads.com/Gassing/t...465.22939&nmt=
Saw this VO 1M for sale at Elms in Bedford and asked if the plate was for sale, they said once they had sold the car the plate was going back to BMW UK
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      01-01-2013, 02:49 PM   #12
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Great Video, thanks for posting!
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      01-01-2013, 05:35 PM   #13
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This was really great fun and moving story to watch, thanks for posting.
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      01-01-2013, 05:51 PM   #14
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TY for posting!!
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Finally found time to watch this BBC docu. What a great film. I did enjoy watching it.
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